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Paradox of passion, apathy impacts young voter turnout

June 23, 2023
Kai Uyehara

Younger voters care deeply about renter protections, homelessness, social justice and racism — but will they go to the polls to make their voices heard in this year’s election?

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Ongoing racial reckoning in the post-George Floyd era

February 9, 2023
Vernon Damani Johnson

Commentary: Three years after the Summer of Racial Reckoning, a divided populace still grapples with damaging and sometimes deadly effects of racism, and with how to talk about the issues.

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Changing names to step out of a racist shadow

September 29, 2022
Kai Uyehara

Legacy, racism and inclusivity are at the core of the discussion in decisions to remove name dedications from the titles of institutions.

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photo: Amy Nelson © 2021

Community Voices / Powerful stories bring understanding, in celebration of Black History Month

February 5, 2021
Terri Thayer

The study and knowledge of Black history bring understanding to race and racism in the United States.

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photo: Amy Nelson © 2020

Solidarity rally, Cornwall landfill, Cherry Point occupy local officials during the week ending June 12

June 11, 2020
Mike Sato

City officials praised organizers and participants of Bellingham’s Peaceful Solidarity Rally on June 6 at Maritime Heritage Park, in one of several local government meetings last week.

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